Court System Set Up To Help Families Hurt By Vaccines Is Clogged
An Associated Press analysis finds the efforts are not working and instead have "heaped additional suffering" on families.
The Associated Press:
Vaccine Court Keeps Claimants Waiting
A system Congress established to speed help to Americans harmed by vaccines has instead heaped additional suffering on thousands of families, The Associated Press has found. The premise was simple: quickly and generously pay for medical care in the rare cases when a shot to prevent a sickness such as flu or measles instead is the likely cause of serious health complications. But the system is not working as intended. (Weiss, Pritchard and Thibodeaux, 11/18)